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I am willing to bet that the block of wood that was used as a backing block is rotting and the rotting wood has allowed the thru-hull to break its seal against the hull and that is the source of the weeping.

Yes, you'll have to haul the boat to replace the seacock and through-hull.

Yes, you'll probably be able to wait until Tuesday.

Not a whole lot that you can do to stem the water flowing in that won't cause a huge problem later, when you're trying to replace the through-hull and seacock.
 

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A good fiberglass boat will have a dry bilge. It doesn't need to weep like a wooden boat does.
 

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I don't think that would help, since it may not be coming through the thru-hull, but around the outside of it.
can you not put a tapered plug into the thru hull from outside, or use a plunger like has been suggested here in the past?
 
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